About

• Born in 1979, South Bend, Indiana.
• Atlanta, Georgia 1995-97.
• Colorado, 1998-2004.
• Chicago, 2004-Present.
• Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London – England, as an exchange student Fall of 2006.
• Graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with BFA in the Spring of 2007.
• Active career in the online advertising industry for 6+ years.
• Currently maintains his artistic practice at Stairway Studios.

Jonathan Cernak painting at Stairway Studios in Chicago, Fall 2013
Jonathan Cernak painting at Stairway Studios in Chicago, Fall 2013

Photo of Jonathan Cernak in front of his painting

Slade School of Fine Art - Round Room Studio
This curious photo shows Jonathan painting a selfie within a selfie – at The Slade School of Fine Arts, London, 2006.
Jonathan Cernak - Artist of the Month
Passionate about art and oil painting at the age of six!